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Academic Decathlon Team: Small but Mighty

Academic Decathlon Team: Small but Mighty

By Jake Panos Academic Decathlon is a team competition that gives students the opportunity to match their intellects with students from other schools. A team usually consists of nine students in ninth through twelfth grade. Mount Vernon’s team only has seven members. This team may be a small team but it is a mighty one!  They […]

Mount Vernon Hosts State Academic Decathlon

Mount Vernon Hosts State Academic Decathlon

This year, Mount Vernon did not have a full team, so they did not qualify to compete at state. However, the high school still hosted as it has been doing every other year since 2007. View a slideshow of the events:

Academic Decathlon Team Places 3rd at State

Academic Decathlon Team Places 3rd at State

Mount Vernon High School performed well at the 2013 Iowa State Academic Decathlon competition held on their own campus. The team won third place overall for the small school division, and they beat all other schools in the Super Quiz competition. Individual Results from MVHS: Honors Division: Nate Marti-1st Essay, 2nd Music, 3rd Language and […]

Academic Decathlon Team to Compete at State

Academic Decathlon Team to Compete at State

The Mount Vernon Academic Decathlon team placed third in regional competition in Waterloo Jan. 23. They will move on to state, hosted here on March 1-2. Two MVHS students won medals at the competition: Mariah Schlueter for overall 2nd place Varsity Division, and Nate Marti for 3rd place overall Honors Division. Miranda Roudabush received a […]

Academic Decathlon Team Places Fourth at State

Academic Decathlon Team Places Fourth at State

Academic Decathlon State Tournament Results Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3, 2012 Large Schools 1st Cedar Rapids Jefferson 40,527.7 2nd Cedar Rapids Kennedy 39,062.7 3rd Cedar Rapids Washington 38,769.8 Small School 1st South Central Calhoun 32,882.0 2nd ADM 30,177.8 3rd Iowa Falls – Alden 29,546.3 4th Mount Vernon 28,892.1 Overall 11th Overall (Small School […]

Academic Decathlon Regionals

Academic Decathlon Regionals

Fourteen students competed at MVHS today for a spot on the State Academic Decathlon Team. Because Jefferson High School, the host of Regional competition, limited the number of students to compete at Regionals this year, 18 Mount Vernon students were left without the opportunity to compete. This didn’t sit right with adviser Eric Butikofer, so […]

Academic Decathlon places fourth at state

Academic Decathlon places fourth at state

The Academic Decathlon state team, coached by Eric Butikofer, placed fourth in the small school division. Scoring a total of 28, 722.7 points, they placed behind North Tama, Southern Cal, and Grundy Center. In the Honors Division, Tom Mlynarczyk won 3rd in math, 2nd in economics, and 2nd in interview; Amy Davis was 3rd in […]